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Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

I skimmed this book and referenced it heavily for an undergraduate research project. The book was given to me and is signed and endorsed to me by my academic advisor. I have long been plagued by guilt for never actually reading it cover to cover. Now I have. Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Margaret Sankey - Goodreads

1985 sociological study which offers some genuinely profound insights into how Americans talk themselves into narratives of self-made people and idealized small towns, although markedly biased by its ... Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Shannon Donovan - Goodreads

extremely white protestant centric. The book suggests that we should all be more protestant..... Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Perrin - Goodreads

This is a good book, but it is an old book. It is very insightful for 1985, unfortunately I think that society has changed quite a bit since then. I'm not saying that their findings are contradicted, but rather complicated, by more recent shifts. Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Larry - Goodreads

Could have been a lot shorter. Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Katie Sargent - Goodreads

Start by reading Bellah's article in Daedalos, Issue 96, Winter 97. This is the groundbreaking essay which sets the stage. Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Tekapope - Goodreads

Asserts that we're isolated unto our subjective realities w/o cohesive culture. No body of knowledge or practes that are universal. Better to be good corporate citizens than to compete. Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Courtney Kane - Goodreads

A very good and important study of contemporary American culture. I'm uncomfortable with their conclusions... Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Though written in the 1980s, the racist and sexist tones in this book would make you think it was written in the 1880s. Horrible. Read full review

Review: Habits of the Heart: Individualism and Commitment in American Life

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

Minus the slight and inexplicable bigotry, my new bible. Read full review


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